The Salinas: Upside Down River. Illustrated by W. K. Fisher. Rivers of America Series, Anne B. Fisher.

The Salinas: Upside Down River. Illustrated by W. K. Fisher.

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1945. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine copy in a Very Good unclipped dust jacket with sunning to the spine and a small chip to the fold.. The Salinas River is the Central Coast's largest river and has the fourth* largest watershed in California, flowing 170 miles from the mountains in southern San Luis Obispo County northward to Monterey Bay. Most rivers in California flow west or south. Because it flows northward and has one of the largest subsurface flows in the nation, the Salinas River is called "the Upside Down River." The Salinas River is an integral part of numerous novels written by John Steinbeck. The Salinas, Upside Down River, (Rivers of America). The Salinas was originally named Rio Monte Rey (the Mountain King River) in 1776 by Juan Bautista de Anza and later renamed the Salinas River. Item #26448

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